Interrupted Sinusoidal Projection

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     This stamp features an interrupted sinusoidal projection with a shape very much like that of the previous stamp  (UN 125). It is a composite projection with several sinusoidal maps based on different central meridians pieced together to obtain a map of the whole world. Each lobe has its own central meridian, so there is less distortion of shapes and angles because all regions are relatively close to a central meridian.
     The stamp was issued by Liberia in 1980 to commemorate the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights, and includes the UN logo or emblem with a polar projection of the earth.

SCN 380

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